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Orienteering: Crowood Sports Guides - Skills, Techniques, Training

By Carol McNeill

ISBN: 9781847972064
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 03/09/2010
PAGES: 128
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 202 colour photographs, maps & diagrams

Crowood Sports Guides provide sound, practical advice that will make you a better sportsperson, whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport.

Contents include:

  • Information boxes containing tips and advice aimed at all levels of ability
  • How to get started and take part in your first event
  • The skills and techniques needed by those just beginning orienteering and by more advanced competitors
  • Over 200 maps and photographs in full colour depicting techniques, the terrain, top runners and all aspects of this exhilarating and exciting adventure sport
  • Practical information about training, including mental training techniques and how to plan a periodized training programme

RRP: £9.99

Site Price: £7.99

E-Book Edition: £7.99 (incl. VAT)


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Latest Reviews
" The author has benefitted from contributions from some of the leading players in Orienteering and this shines through in what is a most enjoyable and informative read which is well worth the cover price. Any keen orienteer of whatever skill should have one on the bookshelf. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Compass Sport

" An excellent introduction to the exhilarating and exciting sport of orienteering aimed at everyone from beginners through to advanced competitors.
Everything is explained from getting started and taking part in your first event to practical training tips and competitive orienteering.
With more than 200 maps and full colour photographs highlighting both terrain and tactics, Carol McNeill's guide is ideal for coaches and competitors alike. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: School Sport

" As you'd expect from Carol, the book includes a clear introduction to the sport, guidance in the full range of skills and techniques, and several excellent chapters on training.
The book is lively and informative, and would make an excellent gift for anyone with any level of interest in the sport. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Scottish Orienteering Association

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